14 NQF credits at HEQSF level 8
Course entry requirements: See entrance requirements for the Honours in Financial Analysis and Portfolio Management
The course aims to provide the theoretical background and practical application in portfolio optimization. The course covers the following topics: the efficient market hypothesis, modern portfolio theory, investment policy and portfolio creation, performance attribution analysis, and measurement of portfolio returns. The course enables students to utilize practically the material taught should they wish to act as practitioners in this field of financial economics.
DP requirements: None
Lecture Times: Lectures are twice a week in the evenings Or on Tuesdays and Saturdays only.
Assessment: Examination 80%; test 15%; tutorial 5%
Last updated : 20 Apr 2018